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A selection of Darren’s television credits as an actor can be found below. 

Click an image to open a gallery or Read More for further info about each project. 

Visit the Filmmaker Page, or read about acting credits in Film and Theatre.

ELIZABETH I | TV Series

  • ELIZABETH I


    TV Series | Channel 5


    role: Robert Cecil (main cast)
    also starring: Lily Cole, Charlie Clements, Felicity Dean, James Oliver Wheatley


    company: Oxford Film & Television
    format: 3 x 1 hour miniseries
    appearances: ‘Death of a Dynasty’ (Ep. 3)


    dir. Chris Holt (BAFTA nominee)
    prod. Nicolas Kent (BAFTA winner), Susan Jones, Abigail Adams

CASUALTY | TV Series

  • CASUALTY


    TV Series | BBC Television | BAFTA winning series


    role: Jason Sullivan (guest lead)
    also starring: Jaye Griffiths, Crystal Yu, Julie Peasgood, Richard Winsor, George Rainsford


    company: BBC Television
    format: BAFTA winning series, 1 hour episodes
    appearances: ‘The Fear’ (Season 30, Ep. 42)    


    dir. Louise Hooper
    prod. Oliver Kent, Dafydd Llewelyn

BRITAIN'S BLOODY CROWN | TV Series

  • BRITAIN’S BLOODY CROWN


    TV Series | Channel 5


    role: King Richard III (main cast)
    also starring: Tom Durant-Pritchard, Steffan Boje, James Oliver Wheatley


    company: Channel 5
    format: 4 x 1 hour miniseries
    appearances: ‘The Princes Must Die’ (Ep. 3), ‘A Mother’s Love’ (Ep. 4)
    related press: Magazine and national press mentions, interviews and articles include ‘Event Magazine’ and ‘Mail on Sunday’.


    dir. Nick Green
    prod. Dan Gold, Sam Starbuck, Raul Cosma

THE BIBLE | TV Series

  • THE BIBLE


    Television | ARD (Germany), TNT (USA), Rai (Italy), BBC (UK) | Emmy Award winning miniseries


    role: Nehemia
    starring: Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lee, Dennis Hopper, F. Murray Abraham, Thomas Kretschmann, Louise Lombard, Ornella Muti, Umberto Orsini


    company: Beta (Germany), Lux Vide (Italy)
    format: Emmy Award winning miniseries
    appearances: ‘Esther’


    dir. Raffaele Mertes
    prod. Lorenzo Minoli (Emmy Award winner)

HOLBY CITY | TV Series

  • HOLBY CITY


    TV Series | BBC Television | BAFTA winning series


    role: Kyle Nichols (guest lead)
    also starring: Bob Barrett, Tina Hobley, Jimmy Akingbola, Jules Knight


    company: BBC Television
    format: BAFTA Award winning series
    appearances: ‘All at Sea’ (Season 15, Ep. 45)


    dir. Alan Wareing
    prod. Oliver Kent, Simon Harper, Bianca Rodway

HOLLYOAKS | TV Series

  • HOLLYOAKS


    TV Series | Channel 4 | BAFTA nominated series


    role: Nick O’Connor (series regular)
    also starring: Ricky Whittle, Nathalie Emmanuel, Max Brown, Nico Mirallegro


    company: Lime Pictures
    format: BAFTA nominated series
    appearances: 160+ episodes (3 years)
    related press: Television interviews include several guest appearances on ‘T4’, ‘SM:tv’ and ‘The X-Change’ (BBC). Magazine interviews, mentions and articles include ‘Now’, ‘Mizz’, ‘Inside Soap’ and ‘Attitude’ to name a few.


    dir. various directors including Peter Hoar, Jill Robertson, Ian D. Fleming
    prod. Phil Redmond, Jo Hallows

HENRY VIII & HIS SIX WIVES | TV Series

  • HENRY VIII & HIS SIX WIVES


    TV Series | Channel 5 & BBC Worldwide


    role: Francis Dereham
    also starring: Charlie Clements, Kate Holderness, David Broughton-Davies


    company: Oxford Film & Television, BBC Worldwide
    format: 4 x 1 hour miniseries
    appearances: Episode 3


    dir. Chris Holt (BAFTA nominee)
    prod. Chris Holt

THE LEGEND OF CAMBRIA | Online Series

  • THE LEGEND OF CAMBRIA


    Online Series | USA


    role: Prince Locrinus (main cast)
    also starring: Morgan C. Jones, Danny O’Connor, Martin Phillips, Laura Dale, Ryan Cloud, Rhys Isaac-Jones


    company: Logan & Sons, Pull the Trigger
    format: 7-part series
    appearances: 7 episodes


    dir. Alexeï Tylevich (lead visual effects, Zombieland)
    prod. Richard Kaylor

DEEP CUTS | Television Pilot

  • DEEP CUTS


    Television Pilot


    role: George McFadden (series regular)
    also starring: Eva Pope, Steven Waddington, Andy Moss, Ty Glaser, Danny Young, Anouska Mond, Connor Catchpole


    company: Front Line Picture House
    format: 2 x 1 hour television pilot
    appearances: ‘The First Cut is the Deepest’ (Ep. 1), ‘Contagion’ (Ep. 2)
    related press: Interviews, articles and mentions in UK regional press


    dir. Darren Bransford
    prod. Carl Mackenzie, Paul Sangam

BRITPOP | Television Pilot

  • BRITPOP


    Television Pilot


    role: Matt Ryan (series lead)
    also starring: Tanya Fear, Sophie Sumner, Jay Sutherland


    company: Stray Monkey Productions
    format: 1 hour television pilot
    appearances: ‘Pilot’


    dir. Matthew J. Gunn
    prod. Matthew J. Gunn

THE MAG | TV Series

  • THE MAG


    TV Series | Channel 5


    role: various roles
    also starring: Josie D’Arby, Sarah Cawood


    company: United Productions
    format: 3 hour live magazine programme
    appearances: 16 episodes


    dir. various directors
    prod. Anne Craft

PIE IN THE SKY | TV Series

  • PIE IN THE SKY


    TV Series | BBC Television


    role: Schoolboy
    starring: Richard Griffiths, Marsha Thomason, Ross McCall


    company: WitzEnd Productions, Nicework, BBC Television
    appearances: ‘Cutting the Mustard’ (Season 5, Ep. 4)


    dir. David Innes Edwards
    prod. Andrew Payne, Chrissy Skinns

RECENT TELEVISION NEWS

Darren can be seen as Robert Cecil in 3 x 1 hour miniseries Elizabeth I on Channel 5, alongside Lily Cole, Charlie Clements & Felicity Dean. Darren stars in Episode 3, directed by BAFTA nominee Chris Holt.

COMING SOON: Darren will soon be seen starring as Prince Locrinus in U.S. medieval fantasy epic The Legend of Cambria. The series is directed by Alexeï Tylevich (lead VFX artist on Zombieland).

PRESS & INTERVIEWS

As an actor, Darren has made television guest appearances and has been interviewed on shows such as T4The X-Change and SM:tv. He has also been featured on BBC Breakfast.

He has also appeared in interviews, features and national press articles including NowEvent Magazine, Mail on Sunday, Attitude, Inside Soap, Indie Artist Magazine and Mizz Magazine to name a few.